Tag: rest period

Recovery of Attorney Fees for the Employer in Oregon Wage and Hour Cases

A recent Oregon Court of Appeals case, Rogers v. RGIS, LLP, presents an opportunity for employers.  In Rogers, the court awarded an employer a whopping $180,854.09 in attorney fees.  The plaintiff brought one lawsuit but several wage and hour claims (overtime, minimum wage, late payment of final wages, unpaid wages for rest and meal breaks). … Continue Reading

Oregon Issues New Rest Break Regulations

The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) issued a revised regulation earlier this week on employees’ meal breaks which will be of interest to many smaller employers.  The revised regulation, which is effective as of January 12, 2009, retains the basic requirement that employees normally be provided with a 30-minute, unpaid meal period in which … Continue Reading
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